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Writer (WGA):
Dennis Hackin (written by)
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Release Date:
2 June 1989 (USA) See more »
No Ring. No Ref. No Rules. See more »
Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Hulk Hogan ... Rip

Joan Severance ... Samantha

Kurt Fuller ... Brell

Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Zeus (as Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)

Mark Pellegrino ... Randy
Bill Henderson ... Charlie
Charles Levin ... Ordway

David Paymer ... Unger
Patrick O'Bryan ... Craig (as Pat O'Bryan)

Jesse Ventura ... Commentator #1
Gene Okerlund ... Commentator #2
Howard Finkel ... Ring Announcer
Bill Eadie ... Jake Bullet

Rebecca Wackler ... Ms. Tidings
Bruce Taylor ... Mr. Johnson
Richard Klinger ... Mr. Greene (as Dick Klinger)
Christie Fletcher ... Stephanie

David de Vries ... Jr. Executive
Joseph A. Marella ... Referee
Kathryn Caden ... Liz

Marion Guyot ... Louise
Kathy Payne ... Marion
Bill Fleet ... Edward Reynolds

Geoff McKnight ... Dukey
Raul Apartella ... Antoinne (as Raul Aportela)
Al Hamacher ... Chef
Diana James ... Squeaky Waitress
Rick Allen ... Short Headbanger
Jos Le Duc ... Big Headbanger
Stan Hansen ... Neanderthal
Pete Doherty ... Klondike Kramer
Leon Sekk ... Brock Chisler (as Leon Senk)
Mike Scott ... Bulldog McPherson
Ashley Josey ... Floor Director
Larry Larson ... Spike's Bar Commentator
George Lawes ... Brell's TV Announcer

Jeep Swenson ... Lugwrench Perkins
Armelia McQueen ... Sadie
R. Michael Behagen ... Thug #1
Charles Flash De Journette ... Thug #2
Giant Gustav Claude Ouimet ... Rebar Lawless (as Giant Gustav/Claude Ouimet)
Frank Hart ... Sportscaster
Dean Warren Welch ... Referee
Gary F. Bentley ... Security Guard (as Gary Bentley)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lisa M. Barfield ... Kid in the Crowd (uncredited)

Randall Franks ... Wealthy Wrestling Enthusiast (uncredited)

Directed by
Thomas J. Wright 
Writing credits
Dennis Hackin (written by)

Produced by
Richard Glover .... co-executive producer
Hulk Hogan .... executive producer
Michael McDonnell .... associate producer
Vince McMahon .... executive producer
Michael I. Rachmil .... producer (as Michael Rachmil)
Original Music by
Jim Johnston 
Cinematography by
Frank Beascoechea 
Film Editing by
Tom Pryor 
Casting by
Karen Rea 
Production Design by
James Shanahan 
Set Decoration by
Lynn Wolverton-Parker  (as Lynn Wolverton)
Costume Design by
Nancy G. Fox  (as Nancy Fox)
Makeup Department
Philip Ivey .... hair stylist
Jody Lawrance .... make-up (as Jody Lawrence)
Production Management
Robert J. Anderson .... production manager (as Robert Anderson)
Joe Fineman .... post production supervisor
Tom Pryor .... post production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Barbara Bruno .... second assistant director
John Hockridge .... first assistant director
Buck McDancer .... second unit director
Cathy A. Roszell .... second assistant director (as Cathy Rozell)
Art Department
Wren Boney .... set dresser
Ron Chambley .... property
Ron Greenwood .... property master
Tony Kupersmith .... construction coordinator
John Parker .... head set dresser
Sound Department
Stuart Ablaza .... foley editor
Petra Bach .... dialogue editor
Sandina Bailo-Lape .... adr editor
John Boyd .... re-recording
Cecil Broughton .... sound effects editor
Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor
Bill Fibben .... boom operator
Jerelyn J. Harding .... adr supervisor (as Jerelyn Golding)
Hilda Hodges .... foley artist
Andrea Horta .... dialogue editor
Denise Horta .... dialogue editor
Eileen Horta .... adr editor (as Eileen Horta-Mangino)
Sam Horta .... supervising sound editor
Stephen Janisz .... dialogue editor
Gary Krivacek .... supervising sound editor
Warner E. Leighton .... dialogue editor (as Warner Leighton)
Mark L. Mangino .... sound effects editor
Sharon Michaels .... foley artist
Lettie Odney .... adr editor
Cecilia Perna .... foley mixer
John O. Robinson III .... sound effects editor
Mary Louise Rodgers .... foley artist
Michael Salvetta .... foley artist (as Michael A. Salvetta)
Paul A. Sharpe .... re-recording
Scott Smith .... sound mixer
Kevin Spears .... sound effects editor (as Kevin D. Spears)
Edward F. Suski .... re-recording
Tim Terusa .... foley editor (as Timothy Terusa)
Margaret Webb .... dialogue editor
Les Wolf .... sound editor
Kenneth Young .... foley editor
Special Effects by
Gary F. Bentley .... special effects (as Gary Bentley)
Mike Edmonson .... special effects crew
Richard L. Hill .... special effects foreman
Mike Reedy .... special effects foreman
Carl Ciarfalio .... stunt player
Christopher Doyle .... stunt player
Tom Harper .... stunt player
Jason Lao .... stunt player
Gene LeBell .... stunt player (as Gene le Bell)
Buck McDancer .... stunt coordinator
Buck McDancer .... stunts
Jeffrey McDancer .... stunt player (as Jeff McDancer)
Eliza Moorman .... stunt player
Joshua Lee Patton .... stunt player (as Joshua Patton)
Manny Perry .... stunt player (as Manual Perry)
Don Ruffin .... stunt player
Bill M. Ryusaki .... stunt player (as Bill Ryusaki)
Lonnie R. Smith Jr. .... stunt player (as Lonnie Smith)
Charles Flash De Journette .... stunt player (uncredited)
Gene Witham .... stunt player (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Doug Dale .... chief lighting technician
James Etheridge .... camera operator (as Jim Etheridge)
James Kelley .... best boy grip (as James Kelly)
Craig Leathers .... video camera operator
Nick Nelson .... best boy electric
Jeffrey Norvet .... first assistant camera (as Jeff Norvett)
Craig Peiffer .... dolly grip
Liz Radley .... video coordinator
David Reeder .... second assistant camera
Bob Rust .... key grip
Thomas L. Schorke .... video playback operator
Owen Stephens .... rigging gaffer
Steve Taylor .... still photographer
Rick Whitfield .... video playback operator
Julian Wilson .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
Doreen Lane .... casting associate: los angeles
Annette Stillwell .... casting: atlanta
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jan Masterman .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
William Essary .... additional editing by
Axel Hubert .... assistant editor (as Axel Anton Hubert)
Ray Martin .... color timer
Ralph Milliken .... negative cutter
Paul Wojciechowski .... trailer editor
Music Department
Joseph S. DeBeasi .... music editor:Joseph S. De Beasi
Jim Johnston .... conductor and orchestrator
Richard Stone .... additional music by
Tom Villano .... music editor
Transportation Department
Ronald F. Debranski II .... driver
Paul Howes .... transportation coordinator
J.L. Parker .... transportation captain
Roxie Scott .... driver
Other crew
Vickie Anderson .... production coordinator: topeka kansas
Linda Arden .... shane productions assistants
Robert Ballentine .... production assistant
Emily Feinberg .... shane productions assistants
Alison Deen Fibben .... production coordinator (as Alison Deen)
Gail Hunter .... script supervisor
David Knauff .... assistant auditor
Robert Knoechel .... auditor
Barbara Park .... location manager
Liz Radley .... assistant to Mr. Wright
Laurel Sheck .... shane productions assistants
Michael C. Smith .... police coordinator
Sean Swift .... production assistant
Nicole Torre .... production assistant
Larry Gilbert .... police security (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Golden Bomber" - Japan (English title) (video title)
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93 min
Color (Metrocolor)
Sound Mix:
Germany:16 (re-rating) (uncut) (2013) | Iceland:16 | South Korea:12 (video rating) (1991) | South Korea:All (theatrical rating) (1990) | UK:15 | USA:PG-13 | West Germany:16 (cut) (retail version) | West Germany:18 (rental version)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

During the filming, there were a few accidents on the set: Hulk Hogan accidentally broke Zeus's nose, and on another occasion cut his hand open on the glass shards from the broken mirrors.See more »
Revealing mistakes: In the final fight when Rip is ready to break the window of the control room to get to Brell, the glass shatters right before he hits it.See more »
Announcer:Get ready the battle that no ropes can hold.See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
The only pro wrestling movie!, 8 May 2002
Author: DAVE ( from United States

Back in 89 Hulk finally got his first starring role and you can tell he had a lot of fun with it. He plays Rip, the WWF champion with a heart of gold. But when Rip doesn't switch networks, the greedy promoter Brell gets down and dirty, and eventually finds the massive Zeus to lure Hogan into their trap.

Overall, a fun movie to watch, especially if your a big Hulkster fan like myself.

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